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📝REVIEW 📝~ 🌟🌟🌟🌟 ~ Locked Up Love by ALexa Riley ~ Genre: Insta Love Romance ~ Release Date: February 9th 2019 ~ Available Now!

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LOCKED UP LOVE

BY

ALEXA RILEY

Genre:  #Romance #InstaloveLustRomance #Novella

My Rating:  4

Cover:  5

Publication:  February 9th 2019

Read:  February 12th 2019

POV:  First-person dual perspectives

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Synopsis:  

When Lizzy Roberts agreed to go on a blind date she never imagined it would turn into such a nightmare. Thankfully she’s rescued by a dark knight named Rocco, but his heroic act is seen as a violent attack after the judge is bought off and Rocco is sent to jail.

Rocco Lang took one look at the blonde and knew he had to save her. But when his anger got the better of him he ended up behind bars. He doesn’t regret his actions, just that they took him away from her. Now all he’s got are her letters to keep him warm at night.

Can they fall in love with just a pen and paper and their hearts on the page? You’re damn right they can!

Warning: This alpha might be behind bars, but he’s still running the show. Grab your jumpsuits and cozy up because this prison romance is everything your Valentine’s Day needs!

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📝My Review📝:

 Locked Up LoveLocked Up Love by Alexa Riley

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

4 Stars
I haven’t read a book from this author duo in a while. Matter of fact, I can’t remember which book of theirs I read last. For no other reason than my lack of time is the culprit. That said, I enjoyed Locked Up Love very much. Just as I remembered the style of writing by this author duo, I felt right at home. It was fast paced, sexy and delightfully over-the-top as is usual with their alpha heroes.

Before they could even develop a natural relationship, Rocco is sent off to jail. I won’t go into details because you’ll want to read this on your own. Regardless of the fact they barely knew each other, in addition to the fact that he was in prison, Rocco and Lizzy managed to connect on an intense level. These two were made for each other before they even had the chance to officially meet. While in prison, these two managed to grow a relationship that started with writing letters. That relationship was strong, bonded in love and yes, protectiveness and possessiveness; another Alexa Riley trademark.

So, again, no more details from me. I will say that I enjoyed this book and am very happy to have read Rocco and Lizzy’s story. While it was over-the-top instalove, it was also sweet and endearing.

This is my honest and unbiased review. Thank you taking the time to read it. 🙂

 

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📝REVIEW📝 ~ 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 ~ Waiting For You: The Holbrook Series Book One ~ Genre: Romance ~ Author: Jasmine Stevens ~ Release Date: February 5th 2019 ~ Available Now!

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WAITING FOR YOU

BY

JASMINE STEVENS

Series:  The Holbrook Series Book One

Genre:  #Romance #FriendsToLovers #BookBoyfriend

POV:  Third-person with both perspectives

My Rating:  5

Cover:  5

Publication:  February 5th 2019

Read:  February 15th 2019

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Synopsis:

Eighteen years ago Charlotte Denver left the quaint country town of Holbrook, after a tragic accident. Now, she’s back in town to renovate her old family home, which will feature in the magazine where she’s employed as a journalist. Making the rundown house sellable, will allow Charlotte to sever all ties with her tragic past and finally move forwardwith her life. That is until the one person she’d spent all these years trying to forget is contracted by her magazines editor to help her complete the job.

Will Beckett’s no longer the twelve year old kid who used to play practical jokes on her, tease her and make her belly laugh. Now he’s a ruggedly handsome, sweet talking, successful builder. Despite Will’s wholesome country charm and sexy smile, that makes Charlotte’s heart skip a beat, she’s determined to concentrate on the job at hand and protect her heart at all costs.

Will never thought he woud see his best friend again, but now she’s back, as stubborn and strong-willed as ever. Her return reminds him all over again of everything she lost because of him, and he desperately wants her forgiveness. As they reacquaint with each other Will becomes just as determined to reunite their friendship as he’s set to win her heart.

Can Will break through Charlotte’s wall of defence or will his heart be broken again?

 

 

 

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📝My Review📝:

 Waiting for You (The Holbrook Series #1)Waiting for You by Jasmine Stevens

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

5 Stars

What a fabulous book given this is a debut novel. Before I get into my review, I want to mention that this author took nearly six years to get this book to us. I read the author’s note at the end of the book. Truthfully, after reading that, I could appreciate this book even more. While you are reading, you will feel this is a seasoned author. Jasmine Stevens poured her heart and soul in this novel, that fact being very obvious. Great word building, extremely complex and flawed characters and a happily-ever-after that was worked hard for. Lottie and Will’s story is poignant, complex, heartbreaking, tragic, and thankfully, the author threw in some humorous moments to give the reader some balance of emotions. Definitely has all the “feels.”

A childhood tragedy tore two best friends apart. Lottie and Will would be separated for eighteen long years. And truthfully, if it wasn’t for the fact that Lottie had to take care of the disrepair of her childhood home, she would have never come back to her home town of Holbrook. Her reasons were justified, although I will say that Lottie frustrated the heck out of me. To be honest, it took quite some time before I liked her. Will, I adored from the beginning. Lottie treated him poorly for most of the book, all in the hopes of protecting her heart. Will was persistent, though. He wanted to be with Lottie. As a child he loved her the only way best friends could. But seeing her as an adult changed his perspective. I want to tell you, there is a sad story here for these two. That said, at this moment, I can’t think of two characters that are so well deserved of a happy ending. I was rooting for them from the beginning. Though there were times I worried it wasn’t going to happen.

This book is angsty. And while there is great chemistry between Lottie and Will and a huge amount of tension, their intimacy was sweet. I wouldn’t call this a clean romance, but it was a tame one. Also, while the writing flowed nicely, I found some of the story to drag in places. Of course, I was getting impatient for my happily-ever-after, so it could have just been me. Regardless, I loved this book, I recommend this book to anyone who loves romance and I will definitely be looking for the next installment in Jasmine Steven’s Holbrook Series.

This is my honest and unbiased review. Thank you for taking the time to read it. 🙂

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📝REVIEW📝 ~ 💗💗💗💗💗 ~ Love Doctor By Logan Chance ~ Genre: Romantic Comedy ~Release Date: February 12th 2019 ~ AVAILABLE NOW! ~ 5 Stars!

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LOVE DOCTOR 

BY

LOGAN CHANCE

Genre:  #RomanticComedy #BossEmployeeRomance #BookBoyfriend

My Rating:  5

Cover:  5

Publication:  February 12th 2019

Read:  February 12th 2019  *ARC provided by author.  However, I also purchased this amazing book!

POV:  First-person dual perspectives

Add To Goodreads:  Love Doctor by Logan Chance

Other Books by Logan Chance:  Goodreads Author Page

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Synopsis:

I just published my first novel: Love Doctor. There’s one small problem—besides the fact it isn’t selling—my boss from Hell, Dr. Declan Sincock, Sex Therapist, was my muse. Let’s just say, I took some creative liberties with him…
I never thought he’d know about it.
And never in a million years did I think he’d read it.
But he has, and he’s not happy.
I should just quit, find a new job, but now I have another plan. Write what you know, right? Dr. Sincock is going to educate me on how to write hotter sex. He just doesn’t know it yet.

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📝My Review📝:

 Love DoctorLove Doctor by Logan Chance

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This book was an absolute breath of fresh air. To tell you the truth, I am not at all surprised that I loved it. This particular author is one of my favorites for a very good reason. Logan Chance always entertains me. Love Doctor in particular, took me on a versatile, literary journey. I know that sounds cliche, however it’s how I feel. I started off laughing and ended the last page with a goofy smile. Another aspect I was impressed by was how obvious it was that the author did his research. Not just medical research. Each chapter began with a notable author’s quote. In addition, I loved the added bonus of “writing within writing.” This book was written with care and love. The author made that obvious.

Rose works for Declan as his assistant. Declan his a sex therapist and is very good at it. Is that profession his true passion, what makes his happy? Does he feel fulfilled in his life? You’ll have to read to find out exactly what makes his heart beat faster. Declan is cocky and confident. He is gorgeous and intelligent. He can also be a pain in the butt; Declan feels the same about her. Do you want to know my favorite aspect of Declan’s persona? It was his vulnerability. I can’t say enough how much I loved Declan. I am so thankful for the dual character perspectives. Being inside their heads, knowing their most private thoughts mad this book believable.

Rose is an aspiring writer. She is currently working on her first novel but criticism from a peer causes her to make some courageous decisions in order to better her writing. Apparently, her intimate scenes are quite lacking. I wonder who she will ask for help?

I’m not going to say any more, or give any more details. I can promise you, you’ll love this adorable, sexy, sweet, endearing story. I absolutely recommend this book and if you haven’t checked out this author yet, you’re missing out on some wonderful storytelling.

This is my honest and unbiased review. Thank you for taking the time to read it. 😊 

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📝REVIEW📝 ~ 🌟🌟🌟🌟 ~ A Valentine’s Dream by Lane Parker a.k.a. J.S. Scott ~Genre: Romance ~ Release Date: January 30th 2019

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BY

LANE PARKER (a.k.a. NY Times and USA Today bestselling author J.S. Scott)

Genre:  #Romance 

My Rating:  4

Cover:  5

Publication:  January 30th 2019

Read:  February 8th 2019  *Complimentary copy  provided by  Jo&Isalovebooks Promotions

POV:  First-person dual perspectives

#Free on Kindle Unlimited.

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Also Available in this Series:  A Christmas Dream

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Synopsis:

A Valentine’s Dream – A Curvy Girl Valentine’s Day Romance

Amy:

February 14th is just another day to me.

I don’t really believe in hearts, flowers, romance, or happily-ever-afters. And I certainly don’t think there’s a dream man for a curvy woman like me, even if my little sister had found hers over the holidays. I’m more realistic. Or at least…I was…until I met Levi Gillette during my sister Hayden’s wedding rehearsal dinner The man seems to have an annoying ability to make me lose my cool and calm facade. Yeah, he’s definitely hot, but my sister’s brother-in-law-to-be was also arrogant, infuriating, presumptuous, bossy, and most likely one big player because the man could be charming when he wanted to be.

No thanks! Been there, done that, and I’d had more than enough of men like Levi Gillette. But when I start having amazingly erotic, intimate dreams about him, it’s almost impossible to ignore him in the flesh.

In my dreams, it was like I’d known Levi forever.

But in person, I barely knew him, and he challenges everything I’d ever assumed about myself. We don’t even like each other, yet he feels so…familiar.

Finally, when the lines between dreams and reality start to blur, I have to wonder whether I can trust a guy like Levi with my heart.

I knew he was hiding something. There were things I didn’t know. I could feel it.

So when Levi finally reveals some hidden truths, I’m not sure whether to believe him, or run away as fast as my sneakers can put distance between us.

How can a woman like me, a female who has never had much faith in romantic love , suddenly believe in a A Valentine’s Dream?

Author’s Note: This isn’t your average, sweet Valentine’s romance. It’s an erotic, romantic fantasy sprinkled with some insta-lust/insta-love. But it IS a safe story. Guaranteed HEA, no cheating, and enough sweetness and heat to melt your Valentine’s Day chocolates. If you’re looking for a steamy, fantastical, curvy girl romance….read on. : )

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📝My Review📝:

A Valentine's DreamA Valentine’s Dream by J.S. Scott

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

4 Stars
Levi and Amy’s story…..
One thing I can say for sure is the premise of this book is one I haven’t come across before, with the exception of the prior book which is about Amy’s sister Hayden and Levi’s brother Jackson. Unfortunately, I cannot in good conscious explain the premise to you because that would in fact spoil a whole lot of this book for you. I can tell you that dreams do come true.

This book, was an enjoyable read. I liked Levi and Amy, especially watching their relationship grow. While they did have a history of sorts, they definitely needed time to figure out how to move forward. Levi was genuine. He was a gentleman and most importantly, I believed him. As different as the premise is, Levi made me a believer. Amy was a good heroine even though she frustrated me from time to time. That said, I understood her hesitation and wariness in giving her heart to Levi.
A Valentine’s Dream was a sweet and steamy read. The slow burn, scorching chemistry, and intense feelings were believable to me. I really enjoyed this book and I recommend it because not only is it sweet, it’s original.

This is my honest and unbiased review. Thank you for taking the time to read it. 🙂

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RELEASE BLITZ ~ & 📝REVIEW📝 ~ Title: STRENGTH ~ Author: Jo Raven ~ Genre: Contemporary Romance ~ Release date: January 22nd 2019

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Title:
STRENGTH

Author:
Jo Raven

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Genre:
Contemporary Romance

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Blurb:

There’s a girl asleep by my bed. Her name’s Sophie and she’s the love of my
life.

She doesn’t know that. I’ve never told her.

I’ve been the biggest asshole the world has seen.

I want everything from her but I can’t ask for it. I fucked up, I’m
probably dying, and it’s too late for second chances…

This is a standalone story in the Wild Men world (companion to Dark Child).
This is the story of Cosima’s sister (Cosima is Merc’s girl).



About the Author:

Jo Raven is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, best known
for her series Inked Brotherhood, Damage Control and Hot Candy. She writes
edgy, contemporary New Adult romance with sexy bad boys and strong-willed
heroines. She writes about MMA fighters and tattoo artists, dark pasts that
bleed into the present, loyalty and raw emotion. Add to that breathtaking
suspense, super-hot sex scenes and a happy ending, and you have a Jo Raven
original story.

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📝5 Stars📝
Oh wow! This was another amazing book by one of my favorite authors. Jo Raven has a talent for writing that is so unique. No other author I have read, tortures their heroes like she does. I can’t tell you how frustrating it is to watch a character suffer and be able to do nothing but read faster to get to the HEA. Jo raven writes from the heart and amazes me constantly.

If you’ve read Dark Child then you know of Griffin and Sophie. And while you do not have to read that book prior to Strength, I recommend you do because there are quite a few mentions that might make the book even more enjoyable for you.

Griffin is going through dark times. Not only does he suffer from PTSD, there is an issue with his health. My heart broke for this man over and over. In addition to his self-loathing, Griffin believes himself unworthy of Sophie’s love. Sophie was an amazing, strong character. She was just what Griff needed to help him heal. Sophie would teach this tortured man how to love as well.

I can go on but that would mean I’d have to give you details and since I refuse to ruin this book for you, you will have to read it on your own. I promise if you are already a fan of Jo’s, she won’t let you down. And if you haven’t read anything by her yet, I absolutely recommend that you do!

This is my honest and unbiased review. Thank you for taking the time to read it. 🙂

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NEW RELEASE!!! ~ DRIFTER by Kristy Marie is Available Now! ~ OneClick your copy today! ~ Genre: Contemporary/Ex-Military Romance ~ My Review below the post 👇👇

We’re celebrating the release of DRIFTER by Kristy Marie! One-click this steamy romance today! Catch up on the series while it’s on sale! Details below.

 

Contemporary Romance
Stand Alone
Cover Designer: Letitia Hasser
Cover Model: Patryk Stawinoga
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Blurb:

Bianca

Pretty things don’t distract me. In my line of work, a distraction will get you caught. Or in my case, blackmailed. But this isn’t the only time I’ve been hustled, and soon Connor Hayes will learn that men are only pawns in my end game. I don’t love. I hate. Even a pretty boy like him.

Hayes

Two wrongs don’t make a right. Except when they are five-foot-seven and hotter than my exhaust pipe. So, I blackmailed her. It was either that or turn her in. And if anyone was going to put her in handcuffs, it was going to be me. Bianca Morgan stole the only woman I’ve ever loved. It’s only fair she replace her.

 

 

 

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About the Author:
A self-proclaimed reader enthusiast, Kristy started her writing journey back in 2009, reading and writing when her daughter was napping. Establishing her place in Corporate America (because something had to pay the bills), writing became her dirty, late-night secret.
After eight long years, she released her debut novel, Commander in Briefs. It was a long road, but she can honestly say, the road less traveled had the most beautiful sights.
The only thing Kristy Marie loves as much as reading and writing is sports! Especially those that require muscles and a nice ass. Her favorite is, and always will be, baseball. She’s such a fan, that she even married her small town’s high school’s centerfielder where they still live with their three badass kids.

 

📝REVIEW📝 ~ 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 ~ Pan: A Neverland Novel 1) ~ By Gina Maxwell ~ Genre: Dark Fairytale Retelling ~ Release Date: January 22st 2019

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BY

GINA MAXWELL

Series:  A Neverland Novel One

Genre:  #Romance #FairytaleRetelling #Dark #Triggers (There is an attempted rape scene)

My Rating:  5

Cover:  5  *Love this cover!!!

Publication:  January 22st 2019

Read:  January 17th 2019  *ARC provided by author

POV:  First-person dual perspectives

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*Paperback is currently available: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1794138242

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SYNOPSIS:

Once upon a time, in Neverland, North Carolina–I fell in love.

I was twelve when Peter first climbed up to my balcony.
Thirteen when I sneaked out to see him at the School for Lost Boys.
Seventeen when his touch made me fly,
And eighteen when his words made me cry.

We were magnetic, drawn to each other from that very first night, and what I thought would be forever. But when it came time for me to leave, he wouldn’t come with, so I left town with a map for my future and a shattered heart.

Ten years later, I’ve returned to Neverland, hoping to find a man in place of the boy.

Peter was partially right, growing up is no fun. After quitting my fancy career that sucked the magic out of life, I’m now organizing the fundraiser of the year. In a move that could make or break the event and my new company, I’ve hired Peter, master mechanic and owner of LB Automotive, to help me pull this off–trusting him to rebuild a classic car for the auction that could help hundreds of foster kids in need.

I thought I was prepared, but the boy who refused to leave is now a man hell-bent on getting me to stay, and as sparks fly between us, that undeniable fire flares back to life, deeper and hotter than ever.

But that ripped body doesn’t mean Peter’s matured enough to make us or this event work, and not everyone in Neverland is happy about my return.

Not every wound heals.
Not every heart can be fixed.
Not every boy grows up.

And after all this time, the love we found might be lost to us again…this time, forever.

*Pan is an adult contemporary romance retelling of Peter Pan, complete with Wendy, Hook, Tink, and all the Lost Boys as sexy mechanics. There are no fantasy elements in this world, other than the “magic” that happens between the sheets. 😉

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📝MY REVIEW📝:

Pan (a Neverland novel Book 1)Pan by Gina L. Maxwell

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

5 Stars!
Fantastic start to a new series. I love fairytale retellings with a dark edge. This book was Peter Pan and Wendy’s story. Because it is the first in the series the author added a lot of detail introducing us to a good number of secondary characters. I am especially looking forward to Hook’s book next.

This is not my first book by this author. I am a fan and love her books. This retelling of Peter Pan was original, entertaining and in some places, emotional. I would describe most of the elements as dark. The book jumps back to the past a few times, giving us the younger Peter and Wendy. I don’t want to go into details but I will say I loved how they met. Was it predictable? A little but but the dark aspect of this book gives us a completely different Neverland.

Wendy and Peter had perfect chemistry. I believed their story and hated when it ended. Their HEA was sweet and I smiled through it all. After all they had been through, they deserved it.

Wendy and Peter had been apart for ten years before she returned to Neverland. While Wendy was a bit wary to take up where they left off, afraid her heart couldn’t take be broken again, Peter knew exactly what he wanted. He was not going to let her walk away from him again. Of course they had to work on being together and despite someone trying to keep them apart, their love was too strong for them to fail at a second chance.

Tink and the Lost Boys, as well as Hook, and Wendy’s brothers, John and Michael, are an important part of this book. We are introduced to them when they are young children. With the exception of John and Michael, the others did not have a good childhood. In fact, it was downright awful. And if it weren’t for Peter, things could have been even worse than they already were. I am looking forward to the books featuring these characters if for no other reason but to be assured they have a happily-ever-after like Wendy and Peter.

The end of the book hinted to Hook’s book being next. He definitely needs a happy ending. From what I saw in Pan, Hook might have had the worst life growing up. I can’t wait to see what the author does with him.

This is my honest and unbiased review. Thank you for taking the time to read it. 🙂

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📝REVIEW📝 ~ 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 ~Drifter by Kristy Marie ~ Series: Commander In Briefs Book Three ~ Genre: Contemporary Romance ~ Release Date: January 21st 2019

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DRIFTER

BY

KRISTY MARIE

Genre:  #ContemporaryRomance #ExMilitary

My Review:  5

Cover:  5

Publication:  January 21st 2019

Read:  January 11th 2019  *ARC provided by author

POV:  First-person dual perspectives

Series:  Commander In Briefs Book Three

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SYNOPSIS:

Bianca

Pretty things don’t distract me. In my line of work, a distraction will get you caught. Or in my case, blackmailed. But this isn’t the only time I’ve been hustled, and soon Connor Hayes will learn that men are only pawns in my end game. I don’t love. I hate. Even a pretty boy like him.

Hayes

Two wrongs don’t make a right. Except when they are five-foot-seven and hotter than my exhaust pipe. So, I blackmailed her. It was either that or turn her in. And if anyone was going to put her in handcuffs, it was going to be me. Bianca Morgan stole the only woman I’ve ever loved. It’s only fair she replace her.

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📝MY REVIEW📝:

 Drifter (Commander in Briefs #3)Drifter by Kristy Marie

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

5 Stars from page one! This is one of my favorite books, ever! Thank you Kristy for giving us the perfection that is Connor Hayes!

When I met all these amazing veterans in the first book, Commander In Briefs, I couldn’t wait to read each of their stories. Drifter is book three and I can honestly say my favorite so far. I say so far because each book is better than the last.

Over a year ago, a book friend (That’s you Jessica) ask me to read for this author. Her name is Kristy Marie and she was new. Well after reading Commander In Briefs, I would have never guessed she was a new author. Her writing was on point, descriptive and every page was engaging. Her characters were all alphas in need of some emotional healing. Their stories are heart breaking. But they get a lot of support from secondary characters. That said, this book, as well as the others, have all the feels. But don’t worry because there is humor too. A lot in fact, which is another aspect of this author’s writing that I loved.

Connor Hayes is amazing. He is sexy, cocky and adorable. In addition, Connor is protective, loyal and dealing with his own emotional demons. Bianca was a perfect match for Connor. From the first pages, I liked her despite what she was planning to do. Bianca and Conner’s relationship grew slowly. While Conner knew Bianca had some dark issues she herself had to deal with, he believed her to be a kindred spirit and he wanted to know everything about her. Connor was patient and kind and a gentleman. He was determined to earn her trust. Gosh I love him so much! He is my favorite hero from this series so far. But alas, there are still several more vets to get their healing.

There is some suspense, angst, and sad moments. But as I mentioned, there is humor to balance it all out. Kristy Marie has quickly moved to the top ten of my favorite authors list. If you have yet to read any of her books, I highly recommend you do. All the books in this series are standalones, but I suggest you read them in order to have an even greater reading experience.

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📝REVIEW📝 ~ 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 ~ Strength: Wild Card ~ By Jo Raven ~ Genre: Dark Contemporary YA Romance ~ Release Date: January 22nd 2019

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By

Jo Raven

Genre:  #Romance #ContemporaryRomance #DarkRomance

My Rating:  5

Cover:  5

Publication:  January 22nd 2019

Read:  January 15th 2019  *ARC provided by author

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Synopsis:

There’s a girl asleep by my bed. Her name’s Sophie and she’s the love of my life.
She doesn’t know that. I’ve never told her, nor given her any clues. I’ve been careful. I’ve been diligent. I’ve been the biggest asshole the world has seen.
To her. And to everyone.
But after I fell sick, she came back and she’s still here. I don’t know why, if it means anything, what she wants from me.
I know I want everything from her but I can’t ask for it.
Because I fucked up, I’m probably dying, and it’s too late for second chances… right?

This short novel is a standalone story in the Wild Men world (companion to Dark Child), and will release in October as part of the Cards of Love 2018 series.

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📝MY REVIEW📝:

StrengthStrength by Jo Raven

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

5 Stars
Oh wow! This was another amazing book by one of my favorite authors. Jo Raven has a talent for writing that is so unique. No other author I have read, tortures their heroes like she does. I can’t tell you how frustrating it is to watch a character suffer and be able to do nothing but read faster to get to the HEA. Jo raven writes from the heart and amazes me constantly.

If you’ve read Dark Child then you know of Griffin and Sophie. And while you do not have to read that book prior to Strength, I recommend you do because there are quite a few mentions that might make the book even more enjoyable for you.

Griffin is going through dark times. Not only does he suffer from PTSD, there is an issue with his health. My heart broke for this man over and over. In addition to his self-loathing, Griffin believes himself unworthy of Sophie’s love. Sophie was an amazing, strong character. She was just what Griff needed to help him heal. Sophie would teach this tortured man how to love as well.

I can go on but that would mean I’d have to give you details and since I refuse to ruin this book for you, you will have to read it on your own. I promise if you are already a fan of Jo’s, she won’t let you down. And if you haven’t read anything by her yet, I absolutely recommend that you do!

This is my honest and unbiased review. Thank you for taking the time to read it. 🙂

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